Category: Breaking News

07-Jan-2019-Cabinet approves 10% quota for EWS in general category 0

07-Jan-2019-Cabinet approves 10% quota for EWS in general category

07-Jan-2019: The Hindu The Union Cabinet has given its nod for a Constitutional amendment Bill providing 10 percent more reservation for economically weaker sections in direct recruitment (in Government jobs) and for admission in...

05-Jan-19-BJP OBC MP proposes quota system reforms 0

05-Jan-19-BJP OBC MP proposes quota system reforms

January 5, 2019:The Times of India NEW DELHI: BJP lawmaker Dr Vikas Mahatme stirred up a hornet’s nest on Friday when he asked whether a common shepherd’s son can compete with his son while...

13-Dec-18-Bill to extend quota to more posts tabled in Assembly 0

13-Dec-18-Bill to extend quota to more posts tabled in Assembly

The Hindu: 13.12.18 Three Bills, including the Karnataka Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes (Reservation of Appointment etc.) Amendment Bill that seeks to extend reservation to some posts in the government, were...

07-12-2018-Jobs, admissions: 97 per cent of Central OBC quota benefits go to just under 25 per cent of its case 0

07-12-2018-Jobs, admissions: 97 per cent of Central OBC quota benefits go to just under 25 per cent of its case

The Indian Express: 07.12.2018 Almost 97 per cent of all jobs and admissions reserved at the Central level for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) has gone to just under a quarter of all sub-castes classified...

30-Nov-2018-Maharashtra clears Bill, Marathas to get 16 per cent quota 0

30-Nov-2018-Maharashtra clears Bill, Marathas to get 16 per cent quota

The Indian Express: November 30, 2018 A bill providing 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in government jobs and educational institutions, under a new, independent category called Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC), was...

20-Nov-2018-Maratha quota is a betrayal: OBC groups 0

20-Nov-2018-Maratha quota is a betrayal: OBC groups

November 20, 2018:The Hindu A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced a new Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC) category under which Marathas will be given reservation, organisations of the Other Backward...

20-Nov-2018-40 percent of kids from migrant families do not go to school 0

20-Nov-2018-40 percent of kids from migrant families do not go to school

November 20, 2018:The Times of India NEW DELHI: Eighty per cent of migrant children across seven Indian cities did not have access to education near worksites even as 40% of children from seasonal migrant...

20-Nov-2018-IIT-Kanpur: Four professors booked for harassing Dalit colleague 0

20-Nov-2018-IIT-Kanpur: Four professors booked for harassing Dalit colleague

November 20, 2018:The Indian Express Four senior professors were booked Sunday for allegedly subjecting a Dalit assistant professor at IIT-Kanpur to “caste-based harassment”. They have also been issued showcause notices by the institution asking...

20-Nov-2018-Back to quota 0

20-Nov-2018-Back to quota

November 20, 2018:The Hindu The Maharashtra government has cleared reservation for the Maratha community in education and government jobs. The question now is whether this proposal can withstand judicial scrutiny and become policy. The...

20-Nov-2018-Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan record worst rates of crimes against SCs 0

20-Nov-2018-Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan record worst rates of crimes against SCs

November 20, 2018:The Indian Express With massive protests by Scheduled Castes/ Schedule Tribes (SC/ ST) groups and the counter-protests by dominant caste outfits this year set to play a decisive role in the upcoming...